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fick·le

 (fĭk′əl)
adj.
Characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, especially with regard to affections or attachments; capricious.

[Middle English fikel, from Old English ficol, deceitful.]

fick′le·ness n.
fick′ly adv.

fickle

(ˈfɪkəl)
adj
changeable in purpose, affections, etc; capricious
[Old English ficol deceitful; related to fician to wheedle, befician to deceive]
ˈfickleness n

fick•le

(ˈfɪk əl)

adj.
1. not constant or loyal in affections.
2. likely to change, esp. due to caprice, irresolution, or instability; casually changeable: fickle weather.
[before 1000; Middle English fikel, Old English ficol deceitful]
fick′le•ness, n.
syn: fickle, inconstant, capricious describe persons or things that are not firm or steady in affection, behavior, opinion, or loyalty. fickle implies an underlying perversity as a cause for the lack of stability: once lionized, now rejected by a fickle public. inconstant suggests an innate disposition to change: an inconstant lover, flitting from affair to affair. capricious implies unpredictable changeability arising from sudden whim: a capricious reversal of policy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fickle - marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments; "fickle friends"; "a flirt's volatile affections"
inconstant - likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable; "inconstant affections"; "an inconstant lover"; "swear not by...the inconstant moon"- Shakespeare
2.fickle - liable to sudden unpredictable changefickle - liable to sudden unpredictable change; "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"
changeful, changeable - such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change; "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods"; "changeable prices"

fickle

fickle

adjective
Translations
مُتَقَلِّب، غير مُسْتَقِر
nestálývrtošivý
ubeslutsom
ingatag
hverflyndur
nepastovumasnepastovus
mainīgsnepastāvīgssvārstīgs
gelgeç gönüllümaymun iştahlı

fickle

[ˈfɪkl] ADJinconstante, veleidoso, voluble

fickle

[ˈfɪkəl] adj
[person] → inconstant(e)
[weather] → changeant(e)

fickle

adjunbeständig, launenhaft; person alsowankelmütig; weather alsowechselhaft

fickle

[ˈfɪkl] adjincostante, volubile

fickle

(ˈfikl) adjective
always changing (one's mind, likes and dislikes etc). I think that they are fickle.
ˈfickleness noun
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